The man accused of a double murder in an inner-city Auckland apartment block last month faced three more charges when he appeared in Auckland District Court today.
Bulldogs NRL halfback Ben Roberts, a New Zealander, has been fined more than A$2000 ($NZ2500) after pleading guilty today to assaulting police and resisting arrest.
A blanket suppression order continues to cover two days of pre-trial hearings over the upcoming trial of Liam James Reid for the murder of Emma Agnew.
A High Court judge in Suva has warned that a Mexican traveller's success in carrying 2.1kg of cocaine through the Nadi International Airport raises concerns that Fiji could become a haven for drug traffickers.
A former colleague of a St John ambulance officer on trial on a raft of sex charges dating back to 1999 has told a jury the accused man was dedicated to his job.
Two male transvestites appeared in Wellington District Court today charged with the sexual violation of another man.
The High Court has put a block on the police practice of making drink-drivers pay for a doctor to take their blood samples.
A judge today reserved his decision on the penalty to be imposed against the operators of the Tui oil field for a spill that polluted 13km coastline south of New Plymouth last October.
A Mt Maunganui robber was armed with a stun gun to raid a superette, Tauranga District Court was told today.
A man "growled like a dog" and attempted to bite his partner's face during a sustained attack on her, Tauranga District Court was told today.
The Employment Relations Authority has ordered Fairfax New Zealand to reinstate a photographer sacked from an Auckland community newspaper and pay her compensation.
A man who says he came off worst in a confrontation with boyracers has indicated he will deny the three charges he now faces in Christchurch District Court.
A man who robbed a bank and secreted the stolen cash in his anus was jailed for two and half years today.
A 32-year-old woman who twice tried to set fire to the home of a friend of her former partner was today jailed for 20 months.
A Rotorua crown prosecutor has been caught drink driving at nearly twice the legal limit.
A Korean teenager faces eight years jail and then deportation after his sentencing on kidnapping and sex charges in Christchurch District Court today.
A Queenstown based fishing guides and charter business operator has been arrested for not issuing fishing licences to clients and pocketing their fees.
A Canterbury tax agent has been ordered to do 200 hours community service after trying to defraud the Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) of more than $20,000.
Antonie Dixon was today found guilty of murder for a second time by a jury which threw out his plea of insanity.
Two burglars who rammed a business in Kaiapoi, North Canterbury, with their vehicle and stole two-way radios, which they then used to plan further criminal operations have escaped jail.